An elderly woman was taken to hospital after her car flipped on West Saanich Road near Hartland Road Saturday afternoon around 1:30 p.m.
Saanich police and fire crews rushed to the scene after the car left the roadway, struck a tree and flipped, said acting Staff Sgt. Jason Bland.
Traffic was backed up as firefighters worked to remove the woman from the overturned vehicle. The vehicle was towed about 2:15 p.m. and the road has reopened.
B.C. Ambulance paramedics took the woman to hospital. Her injuries are not believed to be serious.
Police do not believe speed or distracted driving are factors and no charges are expected.
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